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breaking news. >> just say no! >> massive pro-union power and not enough to stop michigan's republican lawmakers from approving two bills making it illegal for public and private unions to compel workers to pay union dues a. short time ago, the michigan legislature okayed the bills despite protests of more than 10,000 workers who came out in the freezing cold to show their opposition. and past hour, republican governor rick snyder pledged to sign both in to law as early as tomorrow making michigan the nation's 24th right to work state. >> i didn't do this for the politics. this is a policy issue that came about because the proposal 2 went down and we had a large-scale discussion going on and best to say it's on the table. let's make decisions, move forward. this is to move michigan forward. about more and better jobs and worker choice. >> and one top union official has vowed to wage war against lawmakers that support the measure saying, quote, we are going to take you out. nbc's ron mott has the latest of lansing. >> reporter: good afternoon, tamron. protest is the word of the day. the
where unions have been on the ropes for years. the ripple effect will be very significant. i look at what's on the horizon and chris christie who had issues with unions. he is up for reelections and corey booker is taking a long hard look at that election and this will be the galvanizing issue for the next cycle. >> let me play what mary kay henry said to rachel last night. let's play it. >> we are reawakening and going to build a powerful movement. make it crystal clear that snyder can't get away with this. >> bill, we heard again this threat in wisconsin after what we saw and what labor leaders describe as an attack on unions there. the governors that are set to be in jeopardy, rick snider and scott walker, john casic and rick scott. are the threats something that the labor leaders can pay off? >> there is not any evidence right now. they were energized this year and got the signatures to put this on the ballot in michigan proposal to enshrine collective bargaining and got over 600,000 signatures and it got clobbered by an almost 3-2 margin on november 6th. they can huff and puf
they be fired? >>> as the president visits michigan today, a labor bat sl brewing. how union opposition plans to turn on the heat with voting on the bill expected to start tomorrow. we'll have the latest on that. but be sure to check out the "news nation" tumblr page. ally bank. why they have a raise your rate cd. tonight our guest, thomas sargent. nobel laureate in economics, and one of the most cited economists in the world. professor sargent, can you tell me what cd rates will be in two years? no. if he can't, no one can. that's why ally has a raise your rate cd. ally bank. your money needs an ally. this reduced sodium soup says it may help lower cholesterol, how does it work? you just have to eat it as part of your heart healthy diet. step 1. eat the soup. all those veggies and beans, that's what may help lower your cholesterol and -- well that's easy [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. starts with arthritis pain and a choice. take tylenol or take aleve, the #1 recommended pain reliever by orthopedic doctors. just two aleve can keep pain away all day. back to the news
's right-to-work law you a subject of the an editorial in the "detroit free press" say thank says unions need to be reminded what life was like without them and unions built the middle class. we asked you, do you think unions helped grow the middle class? 92% of you said yes. 8% said no. that does it for this edition of "news nation." thanks for hanging with us. i'm tamron hall. we will be back here tomorrow. "the cycle" is up next. spoke a language all its own with unitedhealthcare, i got help that fit my life. information on my phone. connection to doctors who get where i'm from. and tools to estimate what my care may cost. so i never missed a beat. we're more than 78,000 people looking out for more than 70 million americans. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. oh, let me guess --ou see this? more washington gridlock. no, it's worse -- look, our taxes are about to go up. not the taxes on our dividends though, right? that's a big part of our retirement. oh, no, it's dividends, too. the rate on our dividends would more than double. but we depend on our dividends to help pay our b
the month of january. you will have his state of the union address and inaugural address and of course as he mentioned in his press conference that was solely supposed to be about guns and the violence we saw last week in newtown, he used his bully pulpit to get his message across wanting compromise. john boehner tried his attempt and that was very, very short. >> you talk about if we go over the cliff, republicans may not realize it since you brought it up that the president has his inaugural address january 21st and the state of the union address as well. developing news that happened before we went on air, the organization backed by grover norquist said the plan b would not violate the pledge some republicans have signed saying they will not raise taxes despite the fact that this plan b raises taxes on people who makeover $1 million. they are giving them cover. >> right. house speaker john boehner's office was spending out the statement to reporters. that is good news for them. equally troubling are the other groups that i mentioned earlier like the club for gleeth have come out against t
the east and gulf coast. a federal mediator says that the union and group representing the shipping lines agreed to a 30-day contract extension narrowly averting the sunday strike deadline. business groups warn that the economic impact of such a work stoppage is disaster. joining me is nbc's ron mott. for folks not following the story, how did we get here? >> reporter: folks haven't because they're paying attention to the fiscal cliff. this was lurking in the shadows and today moved the ball down the field for 30 days and may be talking about a strike again in 30 days but the big issue here was this so-called container royalty that the shipping companies pay to the union members who actually the guys and men and women offloading the big ships and the containers with things like tvs and shoes and clothing, they get a royalty based on the weight of all of those containers and the shipping companies are looking to try to control costs and increase their profits and the biggest sticking point. in the agreement that they have announced today for the 30-day extension they're saying they reached
, the state of new jersey and the rest of the states in this union. he has made a farce out of this and all's he's doing is posturing now, mr. boehner. he should have been ashamed of himself. >> you said he is appealing to appeal to the right wing of his party and you have conservative groups slamming this plan "b." let me play some of the criticism he's getting from the right of the party. let's play it. >> the american people did not re-elect the conservative house of representatives to become tax collectors for barack obama's welfare state. >> we supported challengers who were opposed to t.a.r.p., who were opposed to the debt deal. 2011. and this is the sort of vote that we'll look at closely when we look at our options in 2014. >> so congressman pascrell, they oppose plan "b" differently than your opposition but you have two different sides of this coin and people are wondering where speaker boehner is at all on this when no one is happy and if he's appealing to the right, they're not pleased with him. >> well, mr. boehner has the hell of a nerve to say that mister -- the president of t
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of the second highest nra membership state in the union. i was elected three times in three different elections by 10, 12 and 21 percentage points naern via dangerously posed me in every election. so what's up with that? >> to your point and michael bloomberg makes that same point what's up with their power or presumed power. john, let you have the last word. if this is about getting the troops, whatever your stance is in this debate at this point, are you and your organization completely ready to go up against the nra and if governor rendell and others are right expose the lack of power they really have here? >> yes. i mean i would hope so. but it's all of our responsibility. every single day you go over 30 years, every day, and every day congress delays 83 more americans die including eight children from guns. a classroom is emptied every three dies, 340 kids a month end 3,000 die every year. what's missing in this conversation is the nra has dictated a national gun policy for three decades and congress has gone along with it. the last votes that congress took was whether or not people on sus
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